Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Animation Fun Facts for Feb 22, 2017

Birthdays: George Washington, Hungarian King Ladislas the Posthumous-1440, Shah Tahmasp Ist-1514, George Washington, Frederic Chopin, Edward St. Vincent Millay, John Mills, Edward Gorey, Luis Bunuel, Ted Kennedy, Dr. J- Julius Erving, Dwight Frye- Renfield in Dracula, Sparky Anderson, Sheldon Leonard, Charlie O. Finley, Nicky Lauda, Don Pardo, Jonathan Demme, Jeri Ryan, Lea Salonga, Kyle McLachlan is 56, Rachael Dratch, Steve Erwin, Drew Barrymore is 42

1911-The Kester Ranch in the San Fernando Valley becomes the town of Van Nuys, named for early settler Issac Newton Van Nuys.

1924- President Coolidge becomes first president to address the nation over the radio.

1946- Dr. Selman Abraham created Streptomycin, the first antibiotic drug.

2009- Slumdog Millionaire won best picture and best cinematography at the 81st Academy Awards. The first movie to win shot completely digital, with no film used.

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